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Nine Men Who Laughed

(1986)
A collection of stories by

 
 
AUSTIN CLARKE'S WRITING IS THOROUGHLY ENTERTAINING. LIKE W.P. KINSELLA'S NATIVE INDIANS, CLARKE'S WEST INDIANS SHOW A KIND OF OFF-THE-WALL HUMOUR, COLOURFUL LANGUAGE AND REBELLION AGAINST THE RULES OF THE WHITE MAN. LIKE BHARATI MUKHERJEE'S EAST INDIANS, THESE CHARACTERS DISPLAY A SENSE OF ACH- ING ALIENATION AND THE PAINFUL CONFLICT BETWEEN HOMELAND AND NEW LAND. MOST OF THE STORIES ARE ABOUT LOVE, SEX, AND CREATIVITY. FOR FULL CONTENTS SEE PAGE 2. CONTENTS: "A FUNERAL" "CANADIAN EXPERIENCE" "DOING RIGHT" "A SHORT ACQUAINTANCE" "IF ONLY: ONLY IF..." "A MAN" "THE SMELL" "COLL. SS. TRINS. AP. TORON.-A FABLE" "HOW HE DOES IT"

    

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July 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: Nine Men Who Laughed (Short Fiction)
Author(s): Austin Clarke
ISBN: 0-14-008560-2 / 978-0-14-008560-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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